Cinema screenings


If you can't make it to the theatre to see a show, you might find it's in cinemas.


Below, you'll find details of theatres broadcasting their shows and their upcoming productions (if available).


We also list cinema screenings in our event listings.


National Theatre


The National regularly broadcasts its shows as well as other West End productions.


Check the NTLive website for your local venues.


Upcoming productions:


Image for Macbeth - NT cinema screening

Macbeth - NT cinema screening

Thursday 10 May 2018


Shakespeare's most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris with Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff as the Macbeths, gets a cinema screening via NT Live.


If you want to make sure you keep abreast of all upcoming shows from NTLive, you can register here for email updates.


If you're already registered with the National, you can simply log-in to your account and opt-in to NT Live emails.


Royal Shakespeare Company - Live From Stratford-Upon-Avon


The RSC screens live productions from its home in Stratford, and also has encore screenings.


You'll find details of the RSC's cinema screenings on its website.

Upcoming productions:


Image for Twelfth Night - RSC cinema screening

Twelfth Night - RSC cinema screening

Wednesday 14 February 2018


The RSC version of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night broadcast live to cinemas.


Image for Macbeth - RSC cinema screening

Macbeth - RSC cinema screening

Wednesday 11 April 2018


The RSC's ontemporary production of Shakespeare's darkest psychological thriller marks both Christopher Eccleston's RSC debut and the return of Niamh Cusack to the company.


Image for Romeo And Juliet - RSC cinema screening

Romeo And Juliet - RSC cinema screening

Wednesday 18 July 2018


The RSC's version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet broadcast live to cinemas.


Image for The Merry Wives of Windsor - cinema screening

The Merry Wives of Windsor - cinema screening

Wednesday 12 September 2018


Cinema screening of the RSC's production with David Troughton as John Falstaff, following his recent title role in Titus Andronicus and Gloucester in King Lear.



Shakespeare's Globe


The Globe screens its productions in the UK, Canada, Australia, USA and New Zealand.


More information is available from the Globe On Screen website.


Globe player


If your appetite for the Globe magic is not satiated, then you can catch-up with productions with the Globe's on-demand player.


You can rent or buy, and prices start from £2.99.


There's also free content to enjoy.


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